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William West Allen

William West Allen

also known as W. West Allen

Practice areas:

Intellectual Property, Lawsuits & Disputes, Patent Infringement, Trademark Application, Copyright Application, Trademark Infringement

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About Me

Mr. Allen  is a partner at the nationally recognized law firm of Lewis Roca Rothgerber LLP.  He is a member of the firm's Intellectual Property and Litigation Practice Groups and has served on the firm’s governing Policy Committee. Mr. Allen’s practice focuses on intellectual property and all related federal litigation. He has extensive experience resolving intellectual property disputes concerning trademarks, patents, copyrights, trade dress, trade secrets, domain names, rights of publicity, unfair competition, deceptive trade practices or other business claims, as well as Constitutional law issues. Mr. Allen also represents clients before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board of the United States Patent and Trademark Office. His clients have included numerous publicly traded media, financial, consumer electronic, transportation, telecommunications, and entertainment corporations, as well as multinational resorts, banks, manufacturing and real estate development companies.

Mr. Allen has extensive experience representing clients in disputes involving temporary restraining orders and preliminary injunctions, especially those involving foreign companies at international trade shows. Mr. Allen is an effective advocate in all forms of litigation, mediation and arbitration, where his representation has produced outstanding results for his clients involving various areas of intellectual property law and Constitutional law. Mr. Allen also provides general intellectual property law counseling; trademark and copyright prosecution, clearance, and licensing; as well as general business dispute resolution and mediation services.

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1995

  1. Lawsuits & Disputes: 25%
    20 years
  2. Intellectual Property: 25%
    20 years
  3. Patent Infringement: 20%
    16 years
  4. Trademark Infringement: 10%
    20 years
  5. Other: 20%
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    I endorse this lawyer. He is smart, articulate, a gifted writer, and very experienced in intellectual property law. You will be glad he is on your team.

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Contact Info

Lewis Roca Rothgerber LLP

3993 Howard Hughes Parkway
Suite 600
Las Vegas, NV, 89169

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
NVAttorney Active199502/23/2013

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
AV RatingMartindale-HubbellN/A

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerLewis and Roca LLP2003 - Present
Intellectual Property AttorneyQuirk & Tratos, now Greenberg Traurig, LLP2001 - 2003
Intellectual Property and Commerical Litigation AttorneyHale Lane, now Holland & Hart, LLP1996 - 2001
Judicial Law ClerkUnited States District Court - District of Nevada1995 - 1996

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Federal Bar AssociationNational Board of Directors2009 - Present
Federal Bar AssociationVice President for the Ninth Circuit -- National Officer2007 - Present
Federal Bar Association, Government Relations CommitteeCommittee Member2007 - Present
Federal Bar Association, National Nominations and Elections CommitteeMember2006 - 2007
Civil Rules Subcommittee of the Standing Committee on the Local Rules of Practice for NevadaCommittee Member2006 - Present
Federal Bar Association, Constitution and Rules CommitteeMember2005 - 2007
State Bar of Nevada, Intellectual Property Law SectionCo-Founder and First Elected Chairman2004 - 2005
Federal Bar AssociationNational Council2001 - 2007
Federal Bar Association (Nevada Chapter)President2000 - 2001

Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
Nevada LawyerNevada Federal Court: The Next Best Place for Patent Litigation2011
Nevada LawyerIntellectual Property Law: The New Nevada State Bar Section2005
Nevada Business PressThe Threat of Patent Terrorism2005
Arizona Employment Law LetterProtecting Your Trade Secrets2004
Communique (Clark County Bar)Protecting Nevada Trade Secrets: A Nevada Trade Secret Primer2004

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
John Marshall Law School, ChicagoLawJD - Juris Doctor1995
Brigham Young UniversityN/ABS - Bachelor of Science1991

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
State Bar of Nevada Intellectual Property ConferencePresenter, “Intellectual Property Year in Review: Developments of 20102010
State Bar of Nevada Intellectual Property CLEA Patent Primer: Patent Litigation 2007-2008 Case Law Update2007
Nevada Business Press SeminarClearing Intellectual Property in Advertising and Marketing2005
In Business Seminar SeriesWhat Every Business Needs to Know About Copyrights2004
In Business Seminar SeriesHow Ignoring Patents Can Destroy Your Business2004